KYD Unpublished Manuscript Award shortlist announced
The shortlist for the 2019 Kill Your Darlings (KYD) Unpublished Manuscript Award has been announced.
The shortlisted authors and their works are:
- Shelley Burr for ‘Wake’ (fiction)
- Lisa Emanuel for ‘The Covered Wife’ (fiction)
- Matt Millikan for ‘This American Carnage’ (fiction)
- Sam van Zweden for ‘Eating with My Mouth Open’ (nonfiction).
Each shortlisted author will receive the week-long KYD/Varuna Copyright Agency Fellowship, while the winner, to be announced in October, will receive $4000.
The shortlist was chosen from a longlist of eight works announced earlier this month. The judging panel comprises KYD publishing director Rebecca Starford, Allen & Unwin publisher Jane Palfreyman and the 2018 award winner Nicole McAlinden.
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